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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 04:38:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' North, Longitude: 45° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"1000.16 miwest0° 10' 57.6"12.55 misouth1000.40 mi
24 hours11° 10' 05.2"768.46 mieast4° 30' 29.0"309.75 misouth830.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 1:38 AM802 km498 miles433 nmWest W
BelémTue 1:38 AM891 km553 miles481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 1:38 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest W
ParamariboTue 1:38 AM1108 km689 miles599 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 1:38 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownTue 12:38 AM1443 km896 miles779 nmWest W
BridgetownTue 12:38 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 12:38 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 1:38 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSoutheast SE
ManausTue 12:38 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmWest-southwest WSW

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